Latest Noordwijk Stories

2009-12-07 07:40:00

A French start-up company from ESA’s Business Incubation Centre in the Netherlands has developed a small instrument to measure wind speed and direction from the ground up to heights of 200 meters – information that is vital when deciding where to build a wind turbine to produce electricity.

2009-09-29 10:14:20

The European Space Agency says a Finnish company has created an antenna that can be built into textiles and used for personal satellite communication. With a simple press on his shirt insignia, the captain of the Star Ship Enterprise could send and receive messages, the ESA said in a statement.

2009-09-23 09:18:35

For the fifth time, ESA hosted this month the one-week CEMS kick-off seminar for students from leading European management schools to learn about technology transfer and what it takes to turn space technology breakthroughs into viable non-space businesses.

2009-09-16 10:19:47

As part of its Advanced Research in Telecommunications Systems program, ESA is taking a practical step towards a new viewing experience: 3D television at home, delivered by satellite.

2009-06-08 02:52:00

NOORDIJK, The Netherlands, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- - Novel Mobile Service AllAroundMe Uses Smart Navigation Technology to Provide Personalised Information on Shopping, Dining and Events - Wherever you are With its novel mobile phone service AllAroundMe, launched in The Netherlands on 8 June, Dutch company Mobzili provides location-based information on shopping, entertainment, tourism and public transportation by combining satellite and telecommunication technology with the latest...

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.